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post #1 of 32
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I am having a hart time deciding what would look good in my case as far as colored multibraided cables go. I was thinking of going with these



here is the inside of my case so you can see what I have to work with. and a pic of the outside so you can see the fan color

outside

IMG_4418 by awdftw!, on Flickr

Inside


IMG_4415 by awdftw!, on Flickr

Hopefully this is the correct place to ask for this advice.

Thank you for looking
post #2 of 32
Blue is an obvious choice since you already have blue LED fans. White is a good choice since it's a neutral color. Black basically "hides" the cable from sight. In your case, I would use red or green for contrast - but it really is a matter of personal preference. You can also go the UV route by adding UV lamps and UV reactive cables.
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Blue is an obvious choice since you already have blue LED fans. White is a good choice since it's a neutral color. Black basically "hides" the cable from sight. In your case, I would use red or green for contrast - but it really is a matter of personal preference. You can also go the UV route by adding UV lamps and UV reactive cables.

Yeah blue was the first obvious choice. I had looked at other colors like red and white. Its hard to visualize what it will look like. And my cable management will be better once i do get the extensions. I do like the look of red.
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Yeah blue was the first obvious choice. I had looked at other colors like red and white. Its hard to visualize what it will look like. And my cable management will be better once i do get the extensions. I do like the look of red.

Yes it is hard to visualize. Ultimately you wont be sure until you've put the cables in there for you to actually see what it looks like. I don't know if this helps, but you could check if there are any brick & mortar stores close to where you live where you can buy sleeved cables or even just the sleeving. That way you can return them unused if you decide the color wont work for you or you just don't like it. And you don't have to instal the cables, just put them inside the case somehere to see how the colors blend with one another.
Edited by 8bitG33k - 3/23/13 at 1:10pm
post #5 of 32
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Yes it is hard to visualize. Ultimately you wont be sure until you've actually put the cables in there for you to actually see what it looks like. I don't know if this helps, but you could check if there are any brick & mortar stores close to where you live where you can buy sleeved cables or even just the sleeving. That way you can return them unused if you decide the color wont work for you or you just don't like it.

Unfortunately there are no stores around here for that. I think ill probably end up with the Bitfenix blue cables. they seem like they are a fairly shiny braid so it should match the heatsinks on the board and go with the case lights.
post #6 of 32
This may be a stupid question but you do know that you can buy new cables for your PSU that is not extension but replacement cables

Last my vote is on blue
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This may be a stupid question but you do know that you can buy new cables for your PSU that is not extension but replacement cables

Last my vote is on blue

I didnt know this. I just thought since my psu isnt modular that i was stuck with what I got
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I didnt know this. I just thought since my psu isnt modular that i was stuck with what I got
Oh you have a non modular Corsair PSU or what?
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Oh you have a non modular Corsair PSU or what?

Yes thats correct. its a 750tx
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Yes thats correct. its a 750tx
Oh i tought it was one of the newer modular Corsair TX models

Anyway what i think you sould look at for cables is the Bitfenix Alchemy cables i have 2 myself as the 8 pin EPS on my AX1200 is not long enough so had to buy a extension cable the other one is my internal USB cable
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